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    • Food labeling: Where science, health and policy meet 

      Schneeman, Barbara O. (NABC, 2010)
      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a science-based agency and so the scientific expertise that universities can bring to bear on many of these issues is very important to decision making. Diversity of expertise is ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Q&A for dinner presentation.
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Regulatory framework for food health claims
    • Student Voice report 

      Hellberg, Rosalee; Kuldamrong, Watchareeya (NABC, 2010)
      Student Voice report and recommendations
    • Food and nutrition: The good, the bad, and the ugly 

      Keen, Carl L.; Holt, Roberta R. (NABC, 2010)
      The concept that health is in part dictated by diet is well recognized, but the focus is often on the putative negative effects of “bad diets” and “bad foods,” rather than on the identification of diets and foods that may ...
    • Where will business find the next best food and nutrition innovations? 

      Rosenzweig, William (NABC, 2010)
      The mission of Physic Ventures is to invest in keeping people healthy. We are the only venture-capital firm with a mission expressly focused on preventing disease and preventing the degradation of the environment rather ...
    • The science behind the claims and why the product that bears a claim needs to be “healthy” 

      Lupton, Joanne R. (NABC, 2010)
      The evaluation of health claims is a rigorous, science-based process. Products that carry health or nutrient-content claims must meet nutrient-profiling requirements. There’s a reason for not directing people to good ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Food for health successes and prospects
    • Overview: Promoting health by linking agriculture, food, and nutrition 

      Bennett, Alan B. (NABC, 2010)
      Detailed meeting overview
    • Workshops summary 

      Eaglesham, Allan (NABC, 2010)
      Workshop recommendations
    • Promoting health by linking agriculture, food, and nutrition 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Speakers at NABC 22 addressed the science linking agriculture, food, and nutrition to health, with the goal of informing both research priorities and government policies that seek to improve human livelihoods.
    • Trends, innovations and the future of food-product development 

      Hasler-Lewis, Clare M. (NABC, 2010)
      Interest in whole-food nutrition will be a leading trend in the food industry for the foreseeable future. More and more consumers are proactively influencing their own health by including functional foods in their diets. ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Choosing foods for health
    • Opportunities for biofortification of Cassava for Sub-Saharan Africa: The BioCassava Plus program 

      Fregene, M.; Sayre, R.; Fauquet, C.; Anderson, P.; Taylor, N.; Cahoon, E.; Siritunga, D.; Manary, M. (NABC, 2010)
      Cassava is an important staple crop in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa produced over 117 million tons of fresh roots of cassava in 2008, of which 95% was consumed as food; the starch provides >25% of dietary energy ...
    • The pipeline of future foods 

      Edwards, Marlin (NABC, 2010)
      Working in agriculture, Monsanto has been at the center of some of the most significant and hottest debates in society. In 6 out of the last 10 years, grain consumption has exceeded grain production. We have seen energy ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2010)
      Food-for-health strategies and programs
    • Farm2School: Giving children a healthy choice for lunch 

      Knight, Robert (NABC, 2010)
      Farm2School is part of the local-food and whole-food movements, in the same family as farmers’ markets and CSAs. There were fewer than ten Farm2School programs in 1997, and now there are more than 2,000, gaining traction ...
    • Plant biotechnology: The answer to your nutrition needs! 

      Newell-McGloughlin, Martina (NABC, 2010)
      At its most basic level, food is the source of nutrition to meet daily requirements but is now taking on an ever-greater role in the quest for health optimization. The latter focus is a luxury that is primarily the purview ...
    • The EU regulation on nutrition and health claims: Current and future trends 

      Fernandes da Silva, Miguel (NABC, 2010)
      When considering how to promote health by linking agriculture, food and nutrition, it makes sense to have a closer look at existing legislation in the area of nutrition and health claims made on food products. This is ...
    • The American diet: Voluntary action vs. government action. 

      Jacobson, Michael F. (NABC, 2010)
      The customary purpose of food for millennia has been to sustain life, but in the past few centuries, due to technological developments and other factors, Homo sapiens has gotten off track. While technologically advanced ...